Apple has not only released updates for theand over the past month, but also updated the . The wearable is now running on WatchOS 6, which includes several new apps, including voice memos, new weather complications, and new features such as touching the screen with two fingers to let your watch speak the time. WatchOS 6 is pre-installed on the the latest watch in the Apple product line, featuring a constantly-viewable display and built-in compass.
Before you can use the new features of WatchOS 6, you must first install ($ 699 on Amazon) which connects to your watch manufactures.on the iPhone
Upgrade to WatchOS 6 first
After updating your phone, open the Watch app on your iPhone and call General > Software Update . You need to charge your Apple Watch and have a strong Wi-Fi connection. Follow the instructions to install the update. Depending on the connection, this can take anywhere from 15 minutes to over an hour.
WatchOS 6 is currently available for Apple Watch Series 3 ($ 260 at Walmart) Series 4 and Series 5. The update will be available to Series 1 and Series 2 users later this year.
In the future, you can download and install updates directly to your watch by opening the Settings app and switching to General > Software Update .
Now you can disable your watch's app screen by deleting Apple apps you're not using. Remove one of Apple's own apps by long pressing an app icon until it starts to wobble and a small "X" appears. Find an app you want to delete, tap the X and confirm your decision.
If you need to reinstall an Apple App, use the App Store app on your Apple Watch (more in a minute).
These are the 6 new Apple Watch features we loved.
. 1 Cycle Tracking
The monitoring of women's health in the health app and on the Apple Watch is long overdue, but now the time has come. There's a special(which you can delete if you do not need it) that sends you alerts and reminders to record your symptoms.
. 2 Prevent Hearing Loss
After updating to WatchOS 6, you will find the new Noise app. The Noise app monitors the decibel level of your environment and warns you if you are in an environment with a noise level above 80 decibels (the threshold at which hearing damage can occur). The app also includes the amount of time that you can spend on a given day at a certain decibel level before any damage occurs. We have athat describes how to set or disable custom alerts when you prefer not to use them.
. 3 The App Store comes to your wrist
Apple has added a special App Store app in WatchOS 6 that lets you download apps directly to your watch – without your iPhone. Currently you need to install an app on your iPhone before you can install it on your watch.
Open the App Store app on your watch to view Apple's app suggestions, search for a particular app, or update stand-alone apps.
. 4 Siri, what song is that?
Shazam is now integrated with your Apple Watch. You just have to ask Siri to identify a song and a few seconds later you will see the name of the artist and the song. You can access Siri by either pressing the digital crown, raising your wrist and talking to Siri, or using the heck of "Hey, Siri" and asking, "What song is that?" After Siri identifies the song, you can add it to your Apple Music library.
. 5 Record Voice Memos
WatchOS now includes a voice notes app. Find the app icon on your home screen, or tell Siri "record a voice note" on your watch. Tap the record button, and your watch records your meeting, class, or whatever you want. When done, tap the Stop button and the recording will be saved automatically. You can listen to the memo directly on the watch without the need for headphones, or wait a few minutes for it to sync with the Voice Memos app on your iPhone, iPad or Mac.
. 6 There is now a calculator
How long did the Apple Watch run without a native calculator app? I'm not sure, but at least there is one now. You can do all the standard calculations you expect from a calculator, and there's even a Tip button that lets you figure out how much you have to leave to a waiter or a waitress.
Not just WatchOS 6 Bring a lot of new features to your watch. ($ 320 at Walmart) . We have found associated with a and a .Expand iPhone and iPad
Originally released earlier this month. Added voice memos area.